Lint and Toilet Paper Roll Fire Starters

Toilet paper rolls wrapped in wax paper

Created by: The Crafting Chicks

If you're heading to the hills or sitting around a backyard fire pit, one thing is essential as your day turns into night. Fire! Make these simple fire starters from left overs at home and you'll have no problem getting that fire to start! There's a bragging right that comes with starting a fire with only one match, and these are the secret ingredients. 


  • 2 Toilet Paper Tubes
  • Dryer Lint
  • Reynolds Wax Paper


  1. Cut toilet paper tubes in half.
  2. Stuff a chunk of dryer lint inside the tube and wrap in wax paper, twisting the ends.
  3. Place the fire starter inside a designated fire spot and add crumpled newspaper, kindling and wood. 
  4. Light the end of wax paper and watch as your fire takes off.